Aug 8, 2017

Balotelli nabbed for speeding again

Mario Balotelli has again been caught speeding in his Ferrari, police told AFP Tuesday as media reports claimed the striker had been caught doing 170-200 kph in a race with a friend's Lamborghini. The former Manchester City and Liverpool striker, now at French club Nice, ...

Balotelli gives Liverpool win

Feb 11, 2015

Balotelli gives Liverpool win

Mario Balotelli went from forgotten man to match-winner at Liverpool as his late goal against Tottenham tightened up the race for Champions League qualification in the Premier League on Tuesday. The maverick Italy striker came off the bench for just his second appearance in a ...

Rodgers admits Balotelli ill-suited to Liverpool's style of play

Dec 26, 2014

Rodgers admits Balotelli ill-suited to Liverpool's style of play

Mario Balotelli will return to Liverpool's squad for the festive program but manager Brendan Rodgers was hardly effusive in his praise of the Italy striker's credentials on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Balotelli has struggled to make an impact at Anfield since his £16 million ($24.88 million) ...

Reds' woes run deeper than Balotelli

| Oct 25, 2014

Reds' woes run deeper than Balotelli

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Jose Mourinho called him "unmanageable" at Inter Milan. Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini ran out of patience with him. He lasted 18 months of his 4½-year contract at AC Milan. Despite a history of controversy, red cards and underachieving too often, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers ...

Balotelli set to join Liverpool

/ Aug 22, 2014

Balotelli set to join Liverpool

Mario Balotelli's roller-coaster career took another twist on Thursday when he said goodbye to his AC Milan teammates after training before an expected transfer to Liverpool. In a brief statement on its website, the Italian club said: "Mario Balotelli drove out of Milanello at 13:30 ...

Italy edges England

/ Jun 15, 2014

Italy edges England

With one nod of his head, Mario Balotelli gave Italy a 2-1 win over England and put the four-time champions in position to go far at the World Cup. The often volatile and often brilliant Italy striker was left unmarked at the far post, giving ...

Italy beats Mexico, eyes Japan clash

Jun 18, 2013

Italy beats Mexico, eyes Japan clash

Italy delivered a classy performance to beat Mexico behind goals from Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli in its Confederations Cup debut on Sunday. But manager Cesare Prandelli has no plans to bask in the victory at the Maracana, with a tricky proposition in Japan waiting ...